Thursday, December 10, 2020

Press Release: HFOT Donations November 2020

Happy Holidays, Merry Christmas and Happy Hannukah to each and every one of you.  And it is becoming an excellent holiday season!  On the anniversary of that infamous day at Pearl Harbor, I am excited to announce we just sent Homes For Our Troops $1500 in the month of November.  So our totals now for 2020 are $14750 and we have now beaten 2019!  With one more month to go let’s cap this crazy year of 2020 off in style.  I say we can hit $17000 this year.  Let’s do this!

Jamie Crossman, Manager of Individual Giving at HFOT had this to say regarding our efforts in 2020:

"Happy Holidays!  I hope this note finds you well.  Thank you so much for all of your ongoing efforts to Homes For Our Troops.  As 2020 comes to a close, we are excited to report that despite the pandemic 23 Veterans and their families received the keys to their forever homes, thanks to your efforts.  We have also just completed our bi-annual Veterans Survey to see how they are rebuilding their lives since moving in to their specially adapted custom home. Each month in 2021 I will be sharing these results along with my message of thanks.  For now here is one we are extremely impressed with:  Because Veterans are now safe and able to be independent in their homes, the employment rate for their spouses/caregivers increased by 285%!  This wouldn't be possible without your generosity.  Please accept our extreme gratitude for your efforts! "

And once again we have many folks to thank.  Kudo’s go out to the performers and their managers who once again gave it their all for this cause.  Thank you:

Waya SnowpawDJ
Stratus Mactavish and his manager DancinGigi
Zak Claxton and his manager Maali Beck
Jesie Janic and her manager Jon Huntsman and all his staff at Kultivate Music Management
And of course Naughty who jumped in at the last minute and did a fantastic job
And at Legions of Vets MC ….Ichie Kamachi!

Then we have to thank those special efforts by the following:
EastbayRay, Octavia Rejan , Lily Bender and all the folks at the Legion of Vets MC
Ev Canadi and everyone at Rockin Robin
DJ Morph and all the folks at Snowy River Saloon
P0PsGraham Fluffpaw and all the folks Rockin Country Roads
Cayleen Linette and everyone at Cay's at Woodland Lake
JulesA Flow, Salonios Koolhoven and DOOWOPS FOREVER at Gigli  Isles
EdgeSteel Resident and everyone at  Black Velvet Ballroom & Tennessee Whiskey Country Club.
Tammaryon Galicia and all the folks at Dandy’s place
Fay Wild and the Wild☠Ones 1%

And thank you to our growing family of supporters who have placed donation kiosks around the grid to help this cause.  Thank you

All the folks at Clubmojo
Irish Breen and WHIP Radio
All the folks at Southern Fried Country Club
J.J. Fired Roseblood  and Roseblood Rogue Nation MC
Donovan Dallas and The B Side Blues & Rock Club
All the folks at Sanctuary of Rock
Each and everyone who has taken the time to place a donation kiosk somewhere on the grid for HFOT

And last but not least thank you Bri Mcmahon and Gjackie Winker for your help and support at our monthly benefit at Veteran’s Isle.

In this holiday season please say some prayers for our good friend Dahlea Milena who is now fighting cancer.  We pray she beats this and is back with us soon.

Have a fantastic Holiday Season everyone ….I hope to report back to you in January that we increased our donations significantly in what has one been one crazy year!

Frets Nirvana

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